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The task of coordinating local tourism development actions usually falls on public agencies, but development is often made doubly difficult because there is a dichotomy between the market stance of tourist bureaux and the supply-oriented approach of small traders. Such is the case of the restaurant ...

Author(s)
Gyimóthy, S.; Rassing, C. R.; Wanhill, S.
Publisher
MCB University Press Ltd, Bradford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2000, 12, 6, pp 371-379
Abstract

Tourist research studies on islands have focused mostly on tropical and sub-tropical regions while research on 'cold-water' insular regions is rare. This article aims to rectify this situation somewhat by focusing on the processes and effects of tourism development on the Danish island of Bornholm. ...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.; Petersen, T.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2001, 49, 4, pp 309-318
Abstract

This paper presents some aspects of branding the Scandinavian snow tourism product. It argues that the Scandinavian suppliers to the non-Nordic market need a stronger image and more distinct differentiation, and that a Scandinavian umbrella brand might be helpful to serve the purpose of increasing...

Author(s)
Flagestad, A.; Hope, C. A.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2001, 56, 1/4, pp 5-12
Abstract

Destination 21 is a new national eco-label for Danish tourism destinations established in 2000. It is intended to help destinations reach sustainable tourism development by working towards a number of national and local sustainability objectives. This paper discusses these objectives in relation...

Author(s)
Nyberg, L.
Publisher
Editions AIEST (Association Internationale d'Experts Scientifiques du Tourisme), St. Gallen, Switzerland
Citation
Tourism Review, 2001, 56, 1/4, pp 54-56
Abstract

Drawing from a large database of visitors to an island destination (Bornholm) in the Baltic Sea, this study employed a flexibility approach to identifying the destination's most valuable visitor segments as well as the destination's relative ability to satisfy each of them. Results of a series of...

Author(s)
Mykletun, R. J.; Crotts, J. C.; Mykletun, A.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2001, 22, 5, pp 493-500
Abstract

This book looks at sports and city marketing in five European cities. It provides an insight into the role of sports in city marketing and outlines guidelines for an integrated sports and city marketing policy. Five case studies of sports cities are presented: Barcelona, Spain; Helsinki, Finland;...

Author(s)
Berg, L. van den; Braun, E.; Otgaar, A. H. J.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sports and city marketing in European cities, 2002, pp viii + 125 pp.
Abstract

This chapter analyses Helsinki's (Finland) efforts in the field of sports and city marketing. A short city profile is followed by a section that deals with Helsinki's Olympic ambitions. Investments in sports facilities are then discussed and related to other developments in the sphere of sports....

Author(s)
Berg, L. van den; Braun, E.; Otgaar, A. H. J.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, UK
Citation
Sports and city marketing in European cities, 2002, pp 33-49
Abstract

The paper outlines a theoretical framework for the discussion and identification of indicators measuring the properties of tourism web sites. In this framework, we distinguish between the web site as a medium for describing an object, the web site as an object of description, and the normative...

Author(s)
Aaberge, T.; Grøtte, I. P.; Haugen, O.; Skogseid, I.; Ølnes, S.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Information and communication technologies in tourism 2004, the 11th ENTER International Conference in Cairo, Egypt, 2004, 2004, pp 305-316
Abstract

Tourism offers an arena through which a place identity is imagined, imaged, negotiated and contained. This paper compares the Czech Republic and Slovakia, and shows how these countries construct and assert their identities through tourism. Although they both share a common history as Czechoslovakia ...

Author(s)
Ooi CanSeng; Kristensen, T. P.; Pedersen, Z. L.
Publisher
Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Tourism (Zagreb), 2004, 52, 2, pp 151-163
Abstract

Ecotourism labels convey promises and are effective when they are recognized by the markets, generate the desired associations, are trusted, used as decision tools, and direct behaviour. Despite the fact that labels have been recognized as central marketing tools, few research projects have been...

Author(s)
Björk, P.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis AS, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2004, 4, 1, pp 25-41

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